Head Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: August 23, 2021

Location: 3032 Collier Parkway, Land O' Lakes, FL, USA

Florida Elite (FE) is a year-round swim club seeking an experienced, motivated individual for the position of Head Coach. This knowledgeable individual will be responsible for directing and overseeing all aspects of training and competition for our growing program with a wide variety of backgrounds and ages. This individual must have the ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with staff, swimmers, volunteers, and program participant parents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote and encourage an educational, safe, and inviting experience for all participants in pursuit of growth and excellence
  • Develop and oversee training programs for all age groups in conjunction with group lead coaches
  • Plan team practice and year competition schedules, including team and coach travel, meet entry assignments/administration
  • Supervise and collaborate with a dedicated coaching staff
  • Acts as the liaison between Florida Elite, USA Swimming, Florida Swimming, Swim Coaches and Parents
  • Ensure that all practices are conducted in a professional manner according to FE and USA Swimming Safe Sport requirements
  • Provide guidance and support to athletes during the college recruiting process
  • Attend board meetings providing updates on staff and group progress by the membership.

Essential Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Demonstrates exceptional organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience in developing swimmers from entry level age group swimmers to National Qualifiers
  • Excellent communicator (verbal and written)
  • Member in good standing with USA Swimming including being current on all background checks, certifications, and athlete protection training
  • Experience in mentoring/developing subordinate coaches
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree and ASCA Level 3 Certification
  • Demonstrated proficiency in handling conflict and collaboration up, down and across organizations
  • Knowledge of Team Unify and Hy-Tek software

How to Apply

Application Process:

Qualified applicants should send an email to [email protected] with the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Professional references
  • Coaching availability and start date

Contact Information

Darcee Redding, Aquatics Director

phone: 813-279-5445